Homesnap’s Mazur: It’s time for agents to go all in

In multiple talk tracks at Tech Connect, leaders in sales, fintech and proptech all agreed on one thing: The COVID-19 pandemic has totally changed how people market, sell and buy real estate.

A new language for real estate, a new marketplace

Here’s my attempt to coin some terminology, add structure and provide clarity to the plethora of new real estate businesses.

5 apps that will help agents avoid becoming obsolete

Drew Uher, CEO of agent matching company HomeLight, suggests five must-have “apps” agents should offer consumers in their “app store.”

WATCH: Consumers want simplicity, not speed

During an ICNY panel, leaders from several startups revealed that consumers have little interest in closing on a home in 24 hours; instead, they want a frictionless transaction.

Homebuying startups agree: Consumers want simplicity, not speed

During an ICNY panel, leaders from several startups revealed that consumers have little interest in closing on a home in 24 hours; instead, they want a frictionless transaction.

Move over Phoenix, Los Angeles is latest battleground for real estate tech

Years ago it was hard to imagine iBuyers ever making headway in a city with older and more expensive homes. But this year Opendoor, Zillow and others went all in on L.A.

Up-and-coming iBuyer Flyhomes lands in Southern California

Cruising under the radar, Flyhomes, which offers cash-purchasing power to buyers and price guarantees to homesellers, has been growing rapidly with variants on the iBuyer model.

Uncovering deception in real estate tech fundraising

The best practice — and the most transparent — is talking about equity as equity, debt as debt and not inflating the headline number by combining the two.

Reali unveils Trade-In program

Announced earlier this week, the Reali Trade-In program marks the third of its kind to be unveiled by a real estate tech company this month.

With $141M more in funding, FlyHomes unveils price guarantee

Flyhomes, an iBuyer that will make cash offers on behalf of homebuyers, has nabbed an additional $21 million in equity financing plus $120 million in debt for purchasing and reselling homes.